About us

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Our Team

Paul Chappell

Chairman
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Wilma Gardiner-Gill

Arts Development Officer
Wilma has been the Arts Development Promoter since October 2001. In that time, she has been responsible for creating the programming of events for the Theatre and Hall bringing both high-profile touring theatre companies and big-name comedians and musicians to Saltburn. She has also supported the Saltburn Film Society which has curated 10 film festivals at the venue.

Christine Postlethwaite

Office Manager
Christine is the SC&AA's office manager. Living and working in the Saltburn area since the age of seven she has seen the development of the Arts and live events in Saltburn flourish over the years. Whilst working as a primary school teacher, she became involved with SA through the Saltburn '53 Drama group and later as a volunteer at events and finally a Trustee.

Philip Thomson

Treasurer
Philip is a retired Financial Adviser. He is an elected Member for Saltburn, sitting on Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council. He served as Chairman of Saltburn Drama Group for 12 Years and has also served as Chairman for 12 years & Treasurer for the last 7 years.

Drexal Parker

Trustee
Drexal is retired having worked in computers and audio-visual aids. He has been involved with SC&AA for many years both as a trustee and working in the theatre. Outside of SC&AA Drexal is a group coach for the Riding for the Disabled and he also rebuilds motorcycles as a hobby.

Alison Smith

Company Secretary
Alison worked as an Educational Psychologist and teacher wiithin the voluntary sector. Dor many years she was also UNICEF’s Volunteer Development Officer & Educational Representative for the NE of England & since retiring has become a trustee of an organisation working with vulnerable people seeking refuge & asylum.

Peter Martin

Trustee
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Faith Hambley

Trustee
Faith joined the SC&AA Board in January 2021 after recently retiring from a career in Human Resource Management. She has worked in HR both in the Chemical Industry and for a number of Local Councils in the Tees Valley and has served as a School Governor. She enjoys living in Saltburn with it's 'can do' community spirit, the beautiful coast and countryside.

Fiona Haley

Trustee
Fiona was born in Saltburn and recently returned back to the town with her family. Having worked most of her career in Environment Health and Health & Safety for both Redcar and Middlesbrough Councils, she's now retired, enjoying voluntary work supporting Saltburn Arts, Saltburn in Bloom and local animal charities.

Our History

1910

The Building

Built in 1910, it was, for 59 years, the Primitive Methodist church in Saltburn: situated in the centre of the town. Close to the railway station and very much ‘at the heart’ of its congregation.
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1910

The Building

Built in 1910, it was, for 59 years, the Primitive Methodist church in Saltburn: situated in the centre of the town. Close to the railway station and very much ‘at the heart’ of its congregation.
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